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Design Director

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Awesome contract opportunity for a Design Director with an award winning retail strategy and design agency comprised of thinkers and makers. This Company likes to dig deep, ask hard questions and push the boundaries since great things happen outside of the comfort zone. If you have an open mind, a bold imagination and are fearless when navigating changing landscapes, then you’re made of the right stuff!

The Design Director is a creative thinker who can generate the ideas that drive great
concepts, lead project teams through the design process, help deliver awesome
presentations, and exceeds the expectations of clients.

The ideal candidate:

  • Well-seasoned environmental designer and creative team leader
  • Experience in branded environments and immersive experience design,
    retail fixture programs, shop-in-shops, kiosks, merchandising, consumer
    experience, and the like
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how things are tied to an overall
    brand strategy
  • Understands how various types of media, including graphic design and
    digital/social media integrates with 3d design and experience design
  • Experience directing graphic designers and other (non 3d) creative team
    members
  • Current with retail, design, and art trends
  • Experience in researching a topic, aggregating relevant information and
    crafting a compelling story
  • Understands what it takes to work with top brands and with clients who
    expect the best
  • Experience directing small creative teams, inspiring peers, and
    mentoring junior designers


  • Requirements & Skills:
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Interior Design or Architecture or related
    professional design degree
  • 7+ years experience in the retail/design agency, including lead design
    roles
  • Understanding of the strategic and creative process
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to share ideas through hand sketching and composing
    inspiration/mood boards
  • Some travel required (short trips are highly likely – our clients are
    everywhere)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design)
  • Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel)
  • 3d computer software knowhow is a big plus (SketchUp, Maya,
    etc.)


  • Are you hooked yet? Apply now!

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